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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, May 1972
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1297
Non Response:
24%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with consumer facilities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of questions: "How do you feel about the way you can get around to
a  work, school, shopping, etc.;
b  doctors, clinics and hospitals;
c  the goods and services one can buy
   in the area.
Rated on a 7-point scale: terrible/ unhappy/ mostly dissatisfied/ mixed/ mostly satisfied/ pleased/ delighted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a = +.31 Unaffected by sexe O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.06 ß controlled for:
- Efficacy
- Family
- Money
- Amount of fun
- House/apartment
- Spare-time activities
- National government
- Things to do with family
- Time to do things
- Your health
- Job index
O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.07 ß additionally controlled for sociodemographic variables:
- family life-cycle
- age
- family income
- education
- race
- sexe